Corey Irwin is a writer and editor for Ultimate Classic Rock. He’s spent more than 15 years working in radio, including stints in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In addition to UCR, he has written for Diffuser, Ultimate Prince and Music Connection Magazine
James Hetfield Recalls Metallica Recruiting a Different Singer
Band had a frontman they "really, really" wanted, but got turned down.
William Shatner Says He’s ‘Terrified’ Ahead of Space Flight
'Star Trek' actor is nervous about his real-life space trip.
Connie Hamzy, Famed Rock Groupie, Dead at 66
"Sweet Connie" was immortalized in the lyrics to Grand Funk Railroad's 1973 hit, "We're an American Band."
Sublime: Label Demanded New Singer Two Weeks After Nowell’s Death
Drummer recalls pressure to get back on the road soon after the tragedy.
32 Rockers Who Defied Death
Some of music's biggest names have come dangerously close to meeting their maker.
Foo Fighters Rock Madison Square Garden: Set List, Photos, Videos
Band performed the first full-capacity concert at the famed venue since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Dee Snider to Appear on ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ This Weekend
Twisted Sister frontman says his family "kicked ass" in the episode, filmed earlier this year.
Rob Halford Would ‘Love to Go Back’ to Madison Square Garden
Judas Priest was banned from the New York venue for life following a rambunctious 1984 concert.
Watch AC/DC’s New Music Video for ‘Witch’s Spell’
Rock giants return with latest video from 'Power Up.'
25 Years Ago: Sublime’s Bradley Nowell Dies of a Heroin Overdose
Singer died just months before his band's breakthrough self-titled album was released.